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Upcoming Events

 

October 2014

 

Workshop- Taming the Lion without the Whip: Positive Approaches in Dealing w/ Challenging Behaviors

Guest Speakers:  Marian Hunt, M.Ed and Rian Jensen, L.C.S.W

This session will explore the basics of positive behavior supports and how to understand the function of difficult behaviors. The latter part will teach simple interventions that can be used with children who struggle with challenging behavior or difficult behaviors that may be part of their disability. Training is provided through a grant from the Interagency Outreach Training Initiative.

Tuesday, October 21, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Canyons Technical Education Center (east building)
825 E. 9085 S. Sandy
Register online: http://conta.cc/1p5Jufh or by calling Lynda Hansen at 801-708-1841 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Workshop- The IEP Process and Dispute Resolution Questions and Answers

Please join The Utah Parent Center for this IEP Process and Dispute Resolution Question and Answer Session for parents of children and youth with disabilities or special needs. Topics during this question and answers session include: IEP Process, Roles, Relationships, Rights, Working with the IEP Team, and Dispute Resolution. 

Wednesday, October 22, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Utah Parent Center
230 West 200 South Suite 1101, Salt Lake City
Register online: http://conta.cc/1tWzeGc or by calling 801-272-1051.

 

Taller - El Camino a la Vida Adulta

Venga y aprenda lo que debe saber para ayudar a su hijo/a sobre la pubertad y la Sexualidad. Los padres obtendrán conocimiento, recibirán folletos e instrumentos para comenzar estas discusiones importantes con sus hijos con necesidades especiales.

Miércoles, Octubre 22, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Sanderson Community Center
5709 S. 1500 W.
Taylorsville, Utah 84123
Regístrese en línea: http://conta.cc/1qZDlSS o teléfono 801-272-1051 o 801-272-1067.

 

Workshop-Plan for the Future: Employment and Higher Education

Guest Speaker: Robyn Chidester, COURIER Project

How can vocational rehabilitation be a partner in your child’s IEP or Section 504 process? Does your young adult have a plan for the future? How can your young adult prepare for employment, training and attending college? This workshop helps families to:  look at how vocational rehabilitation can be involved in the students current IEP as you plan for the future and employment goals; Better understand vocational rehabilitation programs and services; Better understand services for students with disabilities in higher education. 

Wednesday, October 22, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Vista Education Center, Rooms 1525 & 1535

97 South 200 East, Farmington
Register online: http://conta.cc/10g0N4s or by calling Roz Welch at 801-663-4607 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Workshop- Navigating the Maze of Services, Funding and Resources

Guest Speaker: Christine Evans, Utah Family Voices

This will be an interactive session on health care and community supports for children and youth. The overall goal of this session is to help parents identify services that will benefit their children and families. Information presented is to help families navigate a system where they have knowledge about potential funding, supports and services they may be eligible for. Information about Medicaid, SSI, community organizations and agencies are examples of what will be covered.

Tuesday, October 28, 7:00 PM- 8:30 PM

Utah Parent Center
230 West 200 South Suite 1101, Salt Lake City
Register online: http://conta.cc/1uHIRdh or by calling Michelle Murphey at 801-833-3825 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Workshop- Basics of Guardianship

Guest Speaker: Anamarie Rodabaugh, Guardianship Associates of Utah

What is guardianship and why is it important? Did you know that all children who turn 18, the age of majority, are considered adults even if they have disabilities? Come to this presentation to learn about guardianship and if you will need to file for it, what types of guardianship are available, and what the process entails. It is recommended that you attend this class before attending the Pro Se Guardianship class being held on 3/24/2015.

Tuesday, October 28, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Canyons Technical Education Center (east building)
825 E. 9085 S. Sandy
Register online: http://conta.cc/1ss8U6Y or by calling Lynda Hansen at 801-708-1841 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Workshop- Pro Se Guardianship

Guest Speaker: Anamarie Rodabaugh, Guardianship Associates of Utah

In a guardianship proceeding family petitioners can save money by choosing to represent themselves in the court process.  This is called Pro Se Representation. Guardianship Associates of Utah has over 12 years of experience teaching families how to represent themselves and is offering a free Pro Se training class for families who would like to act Pro Se as they seek guardianship of a family member. Families will be given all required court documents on a CD. During the training, families will be taught how to fill out these documents correctly. Families will learn how to file the documents with the court and how to represent themselves at the hearing. The CD will also contain detailed written instructions. This class takes two hours. It is recommended that you attend Basics of Guardianship before attending this class.

Wednesday, October 29, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Vista Education Center, Rooms 1525 & 1535

97 South 200 East, Farmington
Register online:  http://conta.cc/1qbN5Es  or by calling Roz Welch at 801-402-5120 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Taller - Herramientas de Comunicacion para formar equipos eficientes del IEP

Temas que se hablaran en este taller: • Las habilidades básicas para sentar las bases de una comunicación eficaz • Estrategias constructivas de negociación • Construyendo un equipo del IEP que funcione.

Miércoles, Octubre 29, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Sanderson Community Center
5709 S. 1500 W.
Taylorsville, Utah 84123
Regístrese en línea: http://conta.cc/1r4remg o teléfono 801-272-1051 o 801-272-1067.

 

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